We are joined by prominent hip hop duo B3nchmarq. The Pretoria duo consists of Tkay and P.Jay who met back in 2008 they formed the group. Soon after that, they arose to become one of Pretoria’s most popular hip hop duos.
The duo started out as producers, as they had met at the sound collage that they were both studying at, which when they met and decided to start making beats for others. It was only in 2012 that the duo released their own musical projects titled the ‘Power Trip EP’. The EP did well-getting airplay on local radio stations. In 2015 the duo would then leave Pretoria and follow their passion to Johannesburg where they were signed by record label Ambitiouz Entertainment, after gaining recognition in the hip hop community. Their first single under the label was titled ‘Get Lit’ which gained them nationwide recognition. Under the label they were apart of some of the biggest to emerge from the label at the time, such as DJ Citi Lytes hit single title “Washa”, and Miss Pru’s “Ameni”. After departing from the label the duo is signed to their own independent label XLR Music Group.